Adelante Principal Michael Martinez is a 30-year industry veteran of Silicon Valley and an accomplished communications executive highly regarded for 25+ years of experience in global communications. He is recognized as an authentic, trusted advisor with unique expertise in conveying information, igniting emotion, and triggering action across all audiences and stakeholders, A natural relationship builder, Michael has successfully led numerous global communications initiatives for leading companies and organizations.
A veteran of Cisco where he served as a key member of the senior leadership team’s executive communications organization, he previously held senior communications roles at Microsoft, Roche Biotechnology, Hitachi Vantara, Lam Research, and Aviza Technology.
Today he serves as Communications Advisor to the Chief Executive Officers of Conectado, Inc. and OSI Engineering. In addition, he serves as a communications mentor at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business LBAN Program.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Redlands, majoring in mechanical engineering and applied mathematics. He completed additional executive education in mergers and acquisitions at The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.